Kory Fontenot was born in Houston, TX where he attended Evan E. Worthing High School. He went on to receive a B.S. in Biology from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga. After Graduation, Reverend Fontenot began teaching science at Fondren Middle School through Teach For America. Kory taught at Nolan Ryan Junior High for 6 years before resigning to pursue a career as a full-time photographer. Kory is currently enrolled in the Master of Divinity (MDiv.) program. Kory Fontenot serves in the missions ministry and the young adult ministry alongside his wife, Elan Fontenot. They have two daughters and one son; Jaelan, Addison, and Hayden.